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Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners

Celebrating 25 years of
“Promoting safe use and ownership of firearms through education, litigation, and legislation”
1996 – 2021

Places to Avoid While Armed

Certain businesses in Michigan have either posted no-guns ‘signs’ or have indicated in their ‘business policy’ that persons lawfully licensed to carry concealed firearms for self defense are not welcome on their property or within their place of business.

This policy of denying Michigan’s most upstanding and law abiding men and women the right to resist criminal attack while shopping or doing business does not create a safe environment, as only law-abiding citizens will obey their signs. “No-Guns” signs simply mean that criminals have a lot less to worry about and may even be emboldened to commit armed criminal acts in these so-called “gun free environments”.

Although most businesses in Michigan have chosen not to post discriminatory signs against concealed pistol license holders, some have. Even though these businesses have the right to post no firearms allowed signs, it does NOT mean that they are “gun free environments” as criminals intent on robbery, or worse, will continue to be armed.View List

Executive Director’s Message

Gun owners need to be prepared for the fight of our lives. There’s a very strong possibility next month that Joe Biden will be elected president as he’s currently enjoying an electoral advantage over President Trump and narrowly leading in six key swing states. Democrats look likely to hold their majority in the United States House of Representatives and achieve 50 seats in the United States Senate. It’s also possible that we see an antigun majority in the Michigan House of Representatives for the first time in history.Read More

Michigan & National News

Commission votes to ban open carry at Michigan Capitol
2021/01/11 – WZZM 13
The Michigan State Capitol Commission unanimously voted Monday afternoon to ban open carry guns at the Capitol building effective immediately.

Senate leader supports ban on open carry of firearms in Michigan Capitol
2021/01/07 – Detroit News
Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey said Thursday that he would support a ban on the open carry of firearms within the Michigan Capitol.

Record Gun Sales and Diverse Ownership Mean Rocky Prospects for Restrictions
2021/01/07 – Reason
Joe Biden will enter the White House this month at the head of a political party that in recent years has been overtly hostile to self-defense rights, even to the point of advocating impossible-to-enforce bans on popular firearms. But the opportunity has passed for the restrictions he peddles as “common sense reforms.” In an era of political instability and distrust in government, Americans of varying political beliefs are purchasing guns in record numbers. And those millions of new weapons and their owners are bound to remain beyond the reach of politicians’ wish lists of restrictive laws.

Banning guns at Michigan Capitol could happen as early as this month
2021/01/06 – Fox 17
What happened in Washington D.C. on Wednesday is renewing the push to ban guns at the Michigan Capitol Building in Lansing. And there’s a chance that could happen as early as this month.